Updated OSSE Guidance for Child Care Providers as of April 15th, 2020

OSSE has updated its required health guidance for child care providers operating during the COVID-19 emergency, to align with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and DC Health. This guidance is effective as of April 15, 2020 and supersedes any previously released guidance on the topic. You can find the full document here:

Guidance for Child Care Providers and Families Related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Optional tools to support effective implementation of this guidance are also available here:

Health and Safety Checklist for Child Care

Daily Screening Tracker for Staff

Daily Screening Tracker for Children

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The District of Columbia Association for the Education of Young Children (DCAEYC) is the DC Affiliate of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).


NAEYC is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research.

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